China’s J-15 jet completed its first landing on the aircraft carrier Liaoning, Xinhua saysThe Liaoning is built in the shell of an abandoned Soviet carrierThe Liaoning aircraft carrier will be able to carry 30 J-15 fighter planes, Chinese media reportsThe U.S. predicts it will be years before China’s carrier has a minimal level of ...
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U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta joins Vietnamese Defense Minister Phung Quang Thanh at a ceremony Monday in Hanoi.The United States must respect regional interests in Asia, China’s foreign ministry saysU.S. military forces will shift toward the Pacific in coming yearsPresident Barack Obama announced the new strategy in November(CNN) ...
Chinese students learn about radiation awareness during a class at a school in Hanshan, east China’s Anhui province on March 17, 2011.Beijing has indicated that it will lift its year-long moratorium on new nuclear projects Will breathe life into an industry plagued since the disaster at Fukushima (Financial Times) — Beijing has ...
U.N. envoy Kofi Annan, center, meets with Maj. Gen. Robert Mood, U.N .mission chief in Syria, left, in Damascus on Monday.Asher Kaufman: It’s time to call turmoil in Syria a civil war, with extreme violence on each sideBut regime’s forces are far better equipped and organized than the opposition, he says Kaufman: Bashar al-Assad ...
The Chinese flag flutters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on April 11. A Chinese report criticizes the human rights record of the United StatesIt comes a day after a U.S. report criticized China’s human rights recordChina cited the arrest of Occupy Wall Street protesters and Internet restrictions Beijing, China (CNN) — China ...
A North Korean soldier stands guard Sunday in front of the Unha-3 rocket in Tongchang-ri.North Korea appears moving ahead with plans to launch a long-range missileAnalyst Jim Walsh discusses Pyongyang’s possible motivationsWalsh sees some posturing going on, legitimacy building for North Korea’s new leader He says he thinks ...
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, shown speaking in February, should push for immigration reform, Charles Garcia says.Charles Garcia: Sen. Marco Rubio should break with far right on immigrationHe says Rubio is widely seen as a strong contender for the GOP vice presidential nodGarcia: Rubio’s stance against immigration reform and Dream Act ...
By Jaime A. FlorCruz and Jethro Mullen, CNNMarch 15, 2012 — Updated 0425 GMT (1225 HKT)Chongqing Party Secretary Bo Xilai at the closing ceremony of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in Beijing on March 14, 2012. Bo Xilai, a prominent Chinese provincial leader, has been dogged by a scandalVice Premier Zhang Dejiang has replaced ...
People walk past the Hong Kong headquarters of Standard Chartered bank on March 3, 2009. A Standard Chartered banker has been detained by police in China Highlights the risks for foreign bankers involved in wealth management in China(Financial Times) — A Standard Chartered banker has been detained by police in China as part of an [...]
Policewomen lead a group of abducted children recently rescued from child traffickers, as they arrived back home to Guiyang on on October 19, 2011.Chinese government busted a cross-province human trafficking network last weekLast year, more than 24,000 abducted women and children were releasedHong Kong (CNN) — China’s Ministry of ...
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